Gender: Male Origin of Jeter: French or German surname

Jeter Origin and Meaning

The name Jeter is a boy's name of German, French origin.

Jeter, which of course is used as a first name only because of Yankee star Derek, rhymes with Peter and may be derived from the French surname Jette, which was often bestowed on foundlings because it means "thrown out," or the German Jetter, an occupational name meaning "weeder." If your husband insists on Jeter, counter with Percival.

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